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August 7, 2019 The Best Performing ESG Funds - and the WorstSource: Morning Star
while the past 12 months have seen some extreme bouts of volatility - most notably the last quarter of 2018 – many ESG funds have performed well.
The Union of Concerned Scientists and Consumer Reports performed the survey. They evaluated and compiled the responses of 1,659 Americans, to get their results. As Clean Technica relates ...
July 19, 2019 A booming manufacturing report just poked another hole in the Fed’s case for a rate cutSource: CNBC
The Philadelphia Fed saw its primary gauge measuring the sector jump from 0.3 in June to 21.8, far better than Wall Street estimates of 5 and the highest in a year. The index measures the difference between companies saying they...
Source: Fox Business
While the U.S. economy Opens a New Window. continues to show signs of strength and vitality, employment Opens a New Window. conditions appear to be worsening for one particular group: prime-age males.
July 2, 2019 One-third of Americans have cut their spending this year, and some fear a recession is comingSource: CNBC
when answering questions for the Invest in You Spending Survey, more people described themselves as savers, at 54%. The national survey of 2,800 Americans was conducted June 17–20 by CNBC + Acorns in partnership with...
June 20, 2019 China’s economic census uncovers more fake data as officials promise ‘zero tolerance’ to data manipulationSource: South China Morning Post
Officials in the central Chinese city of Guanghan have been found to have gone to extraordinary lengths to manipulate raw data to obscure the real picture of the health of the economy, according to the National Bureau of...
June 20, 2019 U.S. consumer debt is now breaching levels last reached during the 2008 financial crisisSource: MarketWatch
Ben Mohr ....calculated that total U.S. consumer debt hit $14 trillion in the first quarter of 2019, surpassing the roughly $13 trillion of leverage accumulated in credit cards, auto loans and mortgages and other debt back in...
June 13, 2019 A full-blown recession and double-digit stock losses: Morgan Stanley just unveiled its revised bear case for the trade war — and it's not prettySource: Business Insider
The US' ongoing trade war with China has experienced wild twists and turns, causing shifts in market sentiment at a moment's notice. That's made it hard to drown out the noise in order to get to the numbers that matter most....
Source: Fox Business
America's CFOs are increasingly betting that the U.S. economy Opens a New Window. will enter a recession within one year, according to a survey published on Wednesday.
Indeed, the signal is clear that China has decided to operate a radical change in its U.S. trade. Taken at an annual rate, China’s trade surplus with the U.S. in the January-April interval would be 23.5% below China’s surplus for...
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